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50 Feminist Dating Rules

50 Feminist Dating Rules

How many times have you heard that women shouldn’t be picky when it comes to dating? It’s repeated often, but the reality is that women should be picky. They shouldn’t compromise who they are or what they believe in for romantic relationships.  This goes especially for feminists. Back when I used dating apps, the word “feminist” appeared on my profiles. […]

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Why All Women Should March

Why All Women Should March

I have never considered myself a “marcher”. I have always been opinionated and politically active. I’ve voted in every election and often find myself yelling expletives at President Trump on the television screen. But a marcher? Not so much. And yet there I was this past Saturday, marching down Market Street next to my mom and thousands of other protesters, […]

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Down Girl Is A Must Read About Misogyny

Down Girl Is A Must Read About Misogyny

Kate Manne’s “Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny” takes a hard look at how misogyny manifests itself in today’s society. While misogyny is somewhat of a buzzword nowadays, it is often misunderstood. Manne explores how misogyny inserts itself into everyday life, both personal and political, through an academic yet approachable writing style. It’s the perfect way to tackle this huge […]

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How A Single Word And Book Defined 2017

How A Single Word And Book Defined 2017

According to Amazon’s Kindle and Audible data, the most read book of 2017 was The Handmaid’s Tale. After the incredible success of the new Hulu adaptation, Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel regained popularity this year, with many comparing the dystopian novel to contemporary threats to reproductive rights. The list continued with “It” by Stephen King, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” […]

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Our Favorite Feminist Men Of 2017

Our Favorite Feminist Men Of 2017

With the election of Donald Trump in January, many women prepared themselves for a year of defeat. And while Trump hasn’t let us down in that area, there have been some surprising benefits to Trump’s seemingly anti-women presidency. Combined with opening the floodgates of sexual harassment allegations, the brazen Trump administration has brought out the inner feminist of many high-profile […]

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15 Gifts To Give Your Badass Feminists This Holiday

15 Gifts To Give Your Badass Feminists This Holiday

It’s the end of the year, which means the winter holiday season of gift-giving is finally upon us! To help you out with your holiday shopping, we’ve compiled a list of items to give to your female-empowering, equality-loving friends. Or you could add some of these items to your list and subtly let your loved ones know what you want […]

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The Long-Awaited Second Collection of Poetry From The Feminist Heroine

The Long-Awaited Second Collection of Poetry From The Feminist Heroine

Rupi Kaur, a poet whose fame arose from her Instagram account (@rupikaur_), made waves when she released her first collection of poetry, milk and honey, in 2014. With poetry centered around multicultural feminism and the overall strength and grace of womankind, Kaur was able to tackle heavy issues with a sense of lightness that made her poetry both approachable and […]

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15 Feminist Costume Ideas For Halloween

15 Feminist Costume Ideas For Halloween

Every year, when Halloween rolls around, girls and women are put in the sometimes uncomfortable position of picking a costume. As feminists, it can be difficult to choose a costume that is fun for the holiday, but sticks to your feminist values. Although female Halloween costumes are notorious for showing lots of skin, that doesn’t mean that your costume has […]

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7 New Books To Unveil The Feminist In You

7 New Books To Unveil The Feminist In You

The struggle for women’s rights continues to be an uphill battle. The team at L&P values the positive contributions that women are making in the face of such adversity. Below are some insightful books to help you in your fight for social justice! 1. The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy By: Cynthia Enloe Enloe explores how […]

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Why We Must Teach Feminism To Our Sons

Why We Must Teach Feminism To Our Sons

We know the future is female. But we must work to cultivate a better society, one that will empower young women and men. And the best way to achieve that is to teach feminism to our future generations. Parenting is a lot of very hard work, and trying to parent according to our principles can sometimes feel totally exhausting. I’m […]

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What We Can All Learn From Saffiyah Khan

What We Can All Learn From Saffiyah Khan

Saffiyah Khan catapulted into social media stardom this weekend as images of her insouciantly staring down a belligerent far-right protester graced screens across the globe. The image was snapped moments after Khan stepped in to defend another counter-protester, Saira Zafar. Khan felt compelled to intervene when angry protesters encircled Zafar, who wears a hijab. In addition to being the subject […]

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Women’s History Month 2017: 10 Best Social Media Posts, Pt. 3

Photo by Henri Meilhac

It’s the final week of Women’s History Month, and the celebration continues! We’ve seen a ton of empowering posts all over social media, especially about notable women who have made #HERstory. Since this month is all about looking back (and making) history, we’ve collected the best social media posts that reflect women making their mark in various fields. Check out this […]

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Don’t Lean In—Stand Up And Walk Out!

Photo by Quentin Keller

Although Women’s Day has been observed in manifestations around the world for the better part of a century, this year is the first time March 8th will mark a unified, global mobilization. Last month eight feminist scholars and activists published a call to the women of America to join a general strike alongside feminist groups in 30 countries. Organizers of […]

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